13435 E. 166th St.
Cerritos, CA 90703
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Carmenita Middle School serves 706 students in grades 7-8.
Carmenita Middle School placed in the top 5% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 83% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

Carmenita Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Carmenita Middle School's student population of 706 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
706 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
26 teachers
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School Rankings

Carmenita Middle School is ranked within the top 5% of all 9,659 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Carmenita Middle School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#434 out of 9659 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
74%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
83%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
27:1
23:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
60%
12%
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Hispanic
24%
54%
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Black
7%
5%
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White
6%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Students: 706 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 27:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in CA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 74% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.58 (Top 50%)

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